Many Threads, One Fabric

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Launched in the summmer of 2020, “Many Threads, One Fabric” is a series of NYSUT and AFT virtual town halls exploring racial justice, diversity and equity issues.


Courageous Conversation: the Art of Listening, Mercy and Change

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Join us April 22 for the next event in our Many Threads, One Fabric series, "Courageous Conversation: the Art of Listening, Mercy and Change" a special webinar with Chuck Wilson. LEARN MORE.



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"Embracing Racial and Cultural Diversity"

"Embracing Racial and Cultural Diversity with Dr. Juana Bordas"

"Embracing Racial and Cultural Diversity." Our "Many Threads, One Fabric" town hall series continues Feb. 4, 2021, 4-5 p.m. EST with a virtual conversation on "Embracing Racial and Cultural Diversity" with author Juana Bordas, recipient of the International Leadership Association’s Lifetime Achievement Award. LEARN MORE.


"We Showed Up, We Voted, Now What?"


"We Showed Up, We Voted, Now What?" We take a look at the aftermath of Election 2020 with a moderated panel discussion of next steps for activists and strategies to hold elected officials accountable. We also discuss finalizing a cohesive agenda to strengthen unions, families and the community by promoting racial, social, immigration, and worker justice. Dec. 3, 2020.  Learn more.


"Exploring Privilege"

"Exploring Privilege." This conversation with author Peggy McIntosh, Ph.D., explores the experience of privilege and advantage to make us better equipped to cope with today’s complexities. Oct. 15, 2020.  Learn more.


How to Be Anti-Racist

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"How to Be Anti-Racist." Ibram X. Kendi, author of the book “How to be an Antiracist,” kicked-off NYSUT's year-long series “Many Threads – One Fabric,” led by NYSUT Secretary-Treasurer J. Philippe Abraham and offering professional development and trainings to address institutional racism. Aug. 6, 2020.  Learn more.

Note: Video rebroadcast rights no longer available.


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